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3-D Shop

3D Shop Hours

Open Swim Hours (Access for all)

Monday: 8 am - 1 pm & 6 pm - 9 pm

Tuesday: 8 am - 1 pm & 6 pm - 9 pm

Wednesday: 8 am - 1 pm & 6 pm - 9 pm

Thursday: 8 am - 1 pm & 6 pm - 9 pm

Friday: 8 am - 1 pm

Saturday: 12 pm - 5 pm

Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm

Monday - Friday: 1 pm - 6 pm Classes in session have priority access


Welcome to the 3D shop website! Always feel free to email us at with any questions or concerns!

MCAD's wood shop, metal shop, foundry, spray booths, variable fabrication space, and digital lab are located in the 3D Shop. The 3D Shop is open to the entire college community. Current Shop policy, guidelines and other pertinent information can be found by following the links below. *Keep scrolling. We got a lotta stuff to share!*

Shop Access information!

MCAD community has access to the Main 3D Shop Areas whenever the campus facilities are open (generally 24/7). This means that lights will be on, tables and hand tools available for your use. Some larger tools and processes are discontinued during unstaffed hours. The shop is staffed during the semester from 8 AM-9 PM Monday-Thursday, 8 AM-6 PM Friday, Noon-5 PM Saturday and Sunday. This means that power is on to the stationary tools and staff is available to help. Monday-Friday from 1 pm- 6 pm, classes in session have priority to the shop space. This means shop users NOT in that particular class may be asked to move or wait until class is over to work. Plan on doing your outside-of-class work during our Open Swim hours. Open Swim means that all MCAD community members are welcome to use the shop. These Open Swim hours are Monday- Thursday 8 am - 1 pm & 6 pm- 9 pm, Friday 8 am-1 pm,  Saturday & Sunday noon- 5 pm.

Appointments: You can make an appointment with a member of the shop staff to get extra instruction on a process, learn a new tool, or get a refresher on a demonstration.  All you will do is stop by the 3D Shop and schedule an appointment by talking to a technician or sending us an email at requesting an appointment, naming a few times that work for you, and giving us some details about your needs. We'll email you back to confirm a time and instruct you on what you'll need to bring with you. Then, you'll be sure to show up for your appointment or cancel it in advance (we hate being stood up!) and get to work.